Jackman Maine

The Moose River Region is home to some of the best ATV trails in New England.

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"We went Rangering! Trails were awesome-a lot different than Naples"
...July 2007 from Tim & Laurie from Naples
"In spite of cold and rainy weather we dressed warm and dry so we could still ride on our ATVs and enjoy the peace and quiet of this beautiful part of our state. It is just a beautiful time of year up here."
...October 2007 from Gene & Anita from Westbrook

Maine ATV Trails and Events

ATV /Four Wheeling

ATV riding has grown in popularity in the past few years and you will find some of the best ATV trails in Maine in the Jackman-Moose River Region; over 300+ miles that will take you through unspoiled wilderness and on up to scenic vistas. From Jackman you can ride south to the Forks, east toward Rockwood and as of July 21, 2007, you can go north across the Canadian border into Quebec, offering you even more places to explore.

Spend the night, the weekend, or a week and enjoy all that our region can offer. You can access ATV trails from many of the accommodations listed on the directory as well as from most restaurants, stores, and gas stations in town. Or, if you choose to only ride for the day, you can park your trailer at the Border Riders Clubhouse.

Trail maps are available at the Chamber of Commerce Booth, at many local businesses in town and on line at Border Riders Club. Our trails are clearly marked to provide hours of safe and fun riding. If you are new to the area and prefer a guided tour, some businesses do offer this. Check with your lodging host or the Chamber of Commerce for more information on guided tours.

ATV Season usually open Memorial Day Weekend; the exact date depends on when the snow melts and the ground dries out and they stay open until mid-November. Please contact the Border Riders Club for specific dates and information.


  • For official information and rules for Maine ATV, visit the Maine.gov website.
  • If you forgot to register your ATV, you can do this in town when you arrive.
  • To cross the border into Canada, you will need your ATV registration, Passport and insurance. For up to date requirements, go to US Customs & Border Protection .
  • A few essential items to take along when going out on the trails: water, first aid kit, basic spare parts and tool kit, compass, camera, binoculars, rain gear or extra clothing, sunscreen, bug repellant, extra gas can if you are planning a long ride, and of course, a trail map.

Note: Maine Law requires that you ride on marked designated trails only, unless you have written permission form the landowner. The landowners in this area have been very generous to us for public use. Please show respect to these private landowners who allow free access on their land by treating the land as if it were your own.

ATV Jamboree


ATV Rendezvous

An exciting addition to the Jackman Region ATV trail system in 2007 was the connection between our trails in Maine to Quebec Canada. On July 21st, 2007, the Border Riders Club joined with the ATV Club in Quebec for an ATV Rendezvous. This was an organized trail ride to the Canadian Border, where they met up with the Canadian Riders to officially open the new trail.

ATV Jamboree

Every September, the Border Riders Club sponsors an ATV JAMBOREE. They have guided trail rides, races, mud riding, food and of course Lot of Fun! Plan a weekend visit to Jackman to enjoy the ATV trails in late September and partake in the fun at the ATV JAMBOREE.

For more information on ATV events or other sponsored events by the border Riders club, visit their website: Border Riders Club.